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Slow Boring β€’ 5699 implied HN points β€’ 18 Jan 24
  1. Housing reform proposals should focus on actually increasing housing supply rather than just affordable units.
  2. Affordable housing regulations limit the creation of new housing and may not always be the best solution for addressing housing shortages.
  3. When proposing housing reforms, it's important to ensure that the policies align with the goal of increasing housing supply and economic growth.
All in Her Head by Jessica Valenti β€’ 3911 implied HN points β€’ 01 Feb 24
  1. Abortion bans in anti-choice states have created an occupational health crisis for OBGYNs.
  2. OBGYNs struggle to provide adequate care due to legal restrictions, impacting both patient outcomes and physician well-being.
  3. There is a significant need for institutional support for OBGYNs in anti-choice states, including mental health resources and guidance prioritizing patient health over conservative interpretations of abortion laws.
All in Her Head by Jessica Valenti β€’ 3282 implied HN points β€’ 06 Feb 24
  1. South Carolina's 'Heartbeat' Lawsuit involves a woman being denied an abortion just days past her 6th week of pregnancy.
  2. The difference between a 6-week ban and a 9-week ban could majorly impact the percentage of patients turned away by doctors.
  3. Even when a patient does everything 'right,' obtaining an abortion can be an incredibly difficult, lengthy, and stressful process.
The View from Rural Missouri by Jess Piper β€’ 238 implied HN points β€’ 18 Oct 23
  1. Running for office, even if you don't win, can make a difference by providing voters with a choice.
  2. It's important to contest seats in elections to ensure representation and democracy.
  3. Missouri had 40% of seats uncontested, highlighting the need for more candidates and choices in elections.
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Fight to Repair β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 27 Jan 21
  1. The right to repair movement is gaining momentum in more than a dozen states, possibly leading to new legislation being passed in 2021.
  2. Proposed right to repair laws take various forms, such as focusing on agricultural equipment in some states and addressing medical device repair in others.
  3. Grassroots opposition to restrictive manufacturer practices, particularly those hindering repair, is a major driving force behind the right to repair movement in the United States.
The View from Rural Missouri by Jess Piper β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 11 Mar 24
  1. Rolling back child labor laws can create situations that put children in danger from sexual predators in the workplace.
  2. States like Arkansas and Iowa have rolled back child labor laws and defunded public schools, prioritizing corporate interests over child safety.
  3. Child labor laws are important not just for preventing exploitation, but also for protecting vulnerable children from abuse and danger.